The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 131 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing VBScript 14 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.42% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 1.22% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £300 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.59% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.85 £30.01 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.79% +57.92%
VBScript
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1212 822 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.81% 34.80% 40.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 522 595
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £245 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 65 86
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.37 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 7 £400 - 2
Gloucestershire -17 4 £325 - 1
Bristol -14 2 £256 - 3
Somerset - 1 - - 2
Devon - - - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript.

1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (52.38%) VB
5 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
5 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
6 9 (42.86%) VMware
7 8 (38.10%) SQL
7 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (33.33%) IIS
9 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
9 5 (23.81%) SCCM
10 4 (19.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (19.05%) Internet
10 4 (19.05%) McAfee
10 4 (19.05%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
10 4 (19.05%) NetApp
10 4 (19.05%) Citrix
10 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
10 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
10 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
10 4 (19.05%) HTML
11 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
11 3 (14.29%) CSS
11 3 (14.29%) XML
11 3 (14.29%) FTP

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (33.33%) IIS
2 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
3 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 3 (14.29%) Joomla!
5 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 3 (14.29%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) FTP
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) Intranet
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (14.29%) MSI
2 2 (9.52%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.76%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Communications Officer
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) Application Packaging
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (9.52%) MSMQ
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Content Management
1 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) VB
2 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (9.52%) XenApp
5 2 (9.52%) ISA Server
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (14.29%) SCOM
4 2 (9.52%) WSUS
5 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) McAfee
3 4 (19.05%) NetApp
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Computacenter
5 2 (9.52%) LANDesk
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Unisys
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) AppSense
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